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News & Press

February 3, 2015

Keep an Eye on Healthy Aging for Glaucoma Awareness Month

Are you keeping an eye out for healthy aging? It’s definitely a high priority, especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans living with undiagnosed glaucoma. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is the medical name for a group of disorders that create pressure in the eye, usually because the fluid that fills the eye (known…More»

December 1, 2014

Support the Health in Aging Foundation’s #GivingTuesday Campaign

#GivingTuesday reminds us that the spirit of the holiday giving season is about community and that the most meaningful gift we can give is to help build a better world. The American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation is proud to partner with #GivingTuesday, an international day of philanthropy that has grown in 3 years…More»

November 18, 2014

American Geriatrics Society Releases Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Delirium in Older Adults

EMBARGOED UNTIL NOVEMBER 18, 2014 For more information, contact: Kelly Mack for the American Geriatrics Society 202-296-2002 New York, NY, November 18, 2014 — Today the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) released its new Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Delirium in Older Adults for providing essential guidance to clinicians to prevent and treat postoperative delirium…More»

October 7, 2014

American Geriatrics Society Joins National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to Help Older Adults Steer Clear of Car Crashes

Media Contact: Zhenya Hurd Project Manager 212-308-1414  New York, NY – The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is pleased to announce a new cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to educate healthcare providers and the public about older driver safety. This collaboration is in response to current national trends. Over the…More»

July 17, 2014

Recommendations on the Use of Feeding Tubes in People with Advanced Dementia

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) published an updated statement on the use of feeding tubes in older adults with advanced dementia. The statement explains that feeding tubes should not be recommended for people with advanced dementia, who should instead be offered food by hand or by spoon. The full statement and recommendations can be found…More»

June 30, 2014

A Look Back at National Safety Month

As National Safety Month comes to an end, the Health in Aging Foundation invites you to look back at the different topics that were explored each week by the National Safety Council. Week 1: Prevent prescription drug abuse For more than 20 years, the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults has…More»